On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Arsenal finish EPL season in 6th place on 63 points; fail to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1997
  • Boulder City Council in Colorado votes to ban assault weapons
  • Chinese mountain climber and double amputee Xia Boyu reaches the summit of Mt Everest
  • Indian politician Shashi Tharoor is charged by police with driving his wife to commit suicide

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Melania Trump, wife of US President Donald Trump, is treated in hospital for a benign kidney condition

US First Lady and Model Melania Trump
US First Lady and Model
Melania Trump
  • Successful memory transfer in snails achieved by scientists from University of California published in journal "eNeuro"
  • US Supreme Court strikes down federal law banning sports gambling in most states

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Ford, American golfer (PGA Championship 1955, US Masters 1957), dies at 95
  • Tom Wolfe, American journalist and author (The Right Stuff), dies at 88